Birmingham, AL: What you need to know

One of the largest banking centers in America, Birmingham is also strong in economic areas such as education, healthcare, insurance and manufacturing. Several college campuses are available to students, and the city is considered the cultural and entertainment hub of Alabama for museums, art galleries and the performing arts. The community stages several festivals each year, and the Birmingham Zoo welcomes 250,000 visitors annually.


Birmingham, AL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 212,211
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $31,061
Median Home Price $86,800
Walkscore 33

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Birmingham, AL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 46.7%
  Female 53.3%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 63
In Birmingham , AL

 
7.6% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Birmingham , AL

Median Population

Median Age 35.7%
Age 18 Over 79.1%
Age 21 Over 74.5%
Age 62 Over 16.5%
Age 65 Over 12.9%

Race

  Ethnicity White 24%
  Ethnicity Black 72.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income $31,061
  Median Home Price $86,800
  Homes Owned 53.2%
  Homes Rent 46.8%
  Median Property Rent $728

Language

  English Only 94.9%
  English Other 5.1%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 21.4 MINUTES
in Birmingham , AL

Commute Types

  Walked 2.5%
  Worked at Home 1.9%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 1.3%
  Drove Alone 81.4%
  Carpooled 10.8%

33/100
WALK SCORE
for Birmingham , AL